BCN-03Hong Kong stocks open down on trade fears

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Hong Kong stocks open down on trade fears

HONG KONG, Sept 10, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Hong Kong stocks eased in the first
few minutes of trade Monday after Donald Trump last week threatened to ramp
up his trade war with China.

The Hang Seng Index dipped 0.19 percent, or 51.20 points, to 26,922.27.

The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.16 percent, or 4.29 points,
to 2,698.01 and the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China’s
second exchange, edged down 0.13 percent, or 1.90 points, to 1,431.46.

BSS/AFP/HR/0900